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Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals — By on April 24, 2017 at 7:03 PM

24-Apr-2017

INSTALLATION OF PRECAST UNITS
Hong Kong
CAPPING OF MUD PITS
Hong Kong
Installation of precast units
Monday, April 24, 2017, Hong Kong
For approximately 6 weeks, marine works involving installation of precast units will be carried out in the following areas at the West Kowloon Culture District:

WORKS AREA 1:
This area is bounded by straight lines joining the following co-ordinates (WGS 84 Datum) from (A) to (E) and the adjacent shoreline:
(A) 22 deg. 17.913’N / 114 deg. 09.403’E
(B) 22 deg. 17.896’N / 114 deg. 09.403’E
(C) 22 deg. 17.870’N / 114 deg. 09.379’E
(D) 22 deg. 17.870’N / 114 deg. 09.345’E
(E) 22 deg. 17.913’N /  114 deg. 09.345’E

WORKS AREA 2:
This area is bounded by straight lines joining the following co-ordinates (WGS 84 Datum) from (F) to (I) and the adjacent shoreline:
(F) 22 deg. 18.035’N / 114 deg. 09.255’E
(G) 22 deg. 18.035’N / 114 deg. 09.210’E
(H) 22 deg. 18.088’N / 114 deg. 09.210’E
(I) 22 deg. 18.088’N / 114 deg. 09.255’E

The works will be carried out by one crane barge and one derrick barge. The number of vessels engaged in the works will change from time to time to suit operational requirements.

A working area of approximately 50 metres will be established around each barge. Yellow marker buoys fitted with yellow flashing lights will be laid to mark the positions of the anchors extending from the barges.

The hours of work will be from 0700 to 1900 hours. Vessels employed for the works will stay in the works areas outside the hours of work.

Vessels engaged in the operations will display signals as prescribed in international and local regulations.

Vessels navigating in the vicinity should proceed with caution.

(For information about operations in Hong Kong contact GAC Hong Kong at shipping.hongkong@gac.com)

Source: Government of Hong Kong SAR Marine Department Notice No.56 of 2017 dated 24 April 2017

Capping of mud pits
Monday, April 24, 2017, Hong Kong
For approximately 9 months, marine works involving capping of mud pits and trimming works will be carried out [north of Hong Kong International Airport and south of Tai Mo To] within the following two works areas:

WORKS AREA 1:
This area is bounded by straight lines joining the following co-ordinates (WGS 84 Datum) from (A) to (G):
(A) 22 deg. 20.710’N / 113 deg. 55.840’E
(B) 22 deg. 20.480’N / 113 deg. 56.840’E
(C) 22 deg. 20.030’N / 113 deg. 56.740’E
(D) 22 deg. 20.030’N / 113 deg. 55.730’E
(E) 22 deg. 20.340’N / 113 deg. 55.260’E
(F) 22 deg. 20.300’N / 113 deg. 55.120’E
(G) 22 deg. 20.460’N / 113 deg. 55.080’E

WORKS AREA 2:
This area is bounded by straight lines joining the following co-ordinates (WGS 84 Datum) from (H) to (M):
(H) 22 deg. 18.940’N / 113 deg. 58.070’E
(I) 22 deg. 18.630’N / 113 deg. 58.390’E
(J) 22 deg. 18.600’N / 113 deg. 58.370’E
(K) 22 deg. 18.510’N / 113 deg. 58.400’E
(L) 22 deg. 18.300’N / 113 deg. 58.170’E
(M) 22 deg. 18.590’N / 113 deg. 57.680’E

The works will be carried out by one flat top barge. Some tugboats and some work boats will provide assistance. The number of vessels engaged in the works will change from time to time to suit operational requirements.

A working area of approximately 50 metres will be established around the barge. Yellow marker buoys fitted with yellow flashing lights will be laid to mark the positions of the anchors extending from the barge.

The hours of work will be round-the-clock.

Vessels engaged in the operations will display signals as prescribed in international and local regulations.

Vessels navigating in the vicinity should proceed with caution.

(For information about operations in Hong Kong contact GAC Hong Kong at shipping.hongkong@gac.com)

Source: Government of Hong Kong SAR Marine Department Notice No.57 of 2017 dated 24 April 2017

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